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The Resource Bad boy : a memoir, Walter Dean Myers

Bad boy : a memoir, Walter Dean Myers

Label
Bad boy : a memoir
Title
Bad boy
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Walter Dean Myers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Author Walter Dean Myers describes his childhood in Harlem in the 1940s and 1950s, discussing his loving stepmother, his problems in school, his reasons for leaving home, and his beginnings as a writer
Summary
The author relates his experiences growing up in Harlem, the home of Sugar Ray Robinson and Langston Hughes, in the 1940s and 1950s
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2008
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2002
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
183609
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • School Library Journal
  • Publisher's Weekly
  • Booklist
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Myers, Walter Dean
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Young Adult
  • 970
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS3563.Y48
LC item number
Z47 2001
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
970
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Myers, Walter Dean
  • Authors, American
  • African American authors
  • Children's stories
  • Myers, Walter Dean
  • Authors, American
  • African Americans
  • Myers, Walter Dean
  • Authors, American
  • African American authors
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Bad boy : a memoir, Walter Dean Myers
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Amistad."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19576845
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
214 pages
Isbn
9780060295240
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
00052978
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(IMchF)fol08020303
Label
Bad boy : a memoir, Walter Dean Myers
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Amistad."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19576845
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
214 pages
Isbn
9780060295240
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
00052978
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(IMchF)fol08020303

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